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  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    City of Newcastle, NSW, has delivered on a shortened deadline of 30 June and become just the second council in NSW to deliver a coastal management program (CMP) for certification to the State Government. The Final Draft Stockton Coastal Management Program 2020 (Stockton CMP) was unanimously endorsed by the elected Council on Tuesday evening and will now be considered by the Minister for Local Government for review and […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Newcastle, NSW, proposal for mass-offshore sand nourishment and immediate minimal buried seawall extension works in the draft Stockton Coastal Management Program (CMP) has received broad support through public exhibition, with 162 community and 19 agency submissions in total. The City completed the 28-day public exhibition period on Tuesday. 74 percent of submissions […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle, NSW, has prepared a draft Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Stockton in partnership with the local community, and the plan is on public exhibition for a month. According to their official announcement, “City of Newcastle continues to work closely with our Stockton Community Liaison Group (SCLG), government agencies and members of […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Newcastle, NSW, said in their latest release that they have welcomed a long-term plan to address erosion at Stockton Beach using large-scale sand nourishment.  Councils across NSW are preparing plans to manage coastal areas in line with the NSW Government’s Coastal Management Act 2016, with City of Newcastle working through COVID-19 isolation arrangements to […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Final General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project are now available online, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project was originally authorized by Congress in the Rivers and Harbors (R&H) Act of […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle Council has been directed to prepare its Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Stockton as an urgent matter of priority. Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock said that the Council has been given until June 30 this year to complete its CMP to address the issue of erosion at Stockton Beach. “Last […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand will begin arriving at Stockton Beach today as City of Newcastle, NSW, begins the anticipated beach nourishment project. The project is in response to severe erosion at the southern end of Stockton Beach and is also a pilot sand and wave-monitoring project to inform future management of the beach. City […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock has announced an additional $175,000 of funding for the City of Newcastle Council to begin work to boost sand volumes on Stockton Beach, located north of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia. “The newest round of funding will enable approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand to be placed […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government is being urged to explore the fast-tracking of dredging for the proposed Port of Newcastle liquified natural gas import terminal, with the extracted river sand used to restore Stockton beach. The Maritime Union of Australia said that dredged sand from the Hunter River, which would have naturally joined Stockton beach before the […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ross Island Sand & Gravel Co., Portland, Oregon, has won an $8.7 million contract for annual maintenance dredging of the Sacramento and Stockton Deep Water Ship Channels. According to the Department of Defense, the dredging will take place in Sacramento and Stockton, California, with an estimated completion date of January 15, 2020. The work consists […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle will seek clarification on the NSW Government’s position on offshore sand extraction for nourishment and replenishment of Stockton Beach, following a successful Lord Mayoral Minute at this week’s Council meeting. The minute cited advice from the UNSW’s Water Research Laboratory (WRL), commissioned by the NSW Government’s Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH), […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting will be held June 11, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm at the Contra Costa County Conservation and Development offices in Martinez, Calif., to discuss the Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project. The study area is a 13.2 mile […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project, prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is available for public review, said USACE in their latest announcement.  The study area is a 13.2 mile length of navigation channel spanning central San Francisco […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hunter Water has begun construction of a large sand container seawall to protect its site at Stockton from coastal erosion. The work is being undertaken by a specialist contractor and will involve excavating and installing 17 Mega Geotextile Sand Containers along the face of the site. Hunter Water’s Chief Investment Officer Darren Cleary said that […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council announced yesterday that a Community Liaison Group has been formed in order to seek a long-term solution to the worsening erosion of Stockton Beach. According to Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes, the Stockton Community Liaison Group, made up of residents from the suburb, will provide valuable input into the Stockton component of a Coastal Zone Management […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council is carrying out sand nourishment work at Stockton Beach and repairs to the northern end of the Mitchell Street seawall and pedestrian beach access. According to the Council, the work is part of their ongoing commitment to protect the beach and mitigate potential damage caused by future storm events. University of […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A community meeting on the ongoing erosion issue of Stockton Beach in Newcastle, New South Wales, will take place at the Stockton Surf Club on November 2 from 6:30pm, Save Stockton Beach said in its latest announcement. Lord Mayor of Newcastle, Nuatali Nelmes, is expected to attend the meeting, and an open invitation has been extended to all […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Newcastle City Council has started setting up a works site to build a rock seawall at Stockton. The 140-meter barrier will be buried beneath sand to protect Stockton from powerful storms like the one that devastated dunes and walkways in June. The retaining wall-like structure is expected to take around four months to complete, depending […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency continues work to reduce the risk of flooding from Lustrum Beck in Stockton. A new flood wall along the beck at Bedford Street, which started in May, is almost complete, while the new lifting screen at the culvert at Primrose Hill is now operational. Work is progressing ahead of schedule on the improved […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released its proposed plan to improve approximately 23 miles of levee to help reduce flood risk for North and Central Stockton.  The plan would implement a variety of levee improvements including installing cutoff walls, building new levees and adding erosion protection. It would also add closure […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Stockton Port annual dredging program for deepening of the port’s five ship berths along the Rough and Ready Island waterfront has been given the green light by the Port Commission. According to the port officials, the Commission on Monday authorized the spending of up to $1.9 million for the dredging program that will begin within the […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Founded in 1980, The Antioch Dunes Project is designed to restore and protect the habitat of 3 endangered species: The Contra Costa Wallflower, The Antioch Dunes Evening Primrose, and Lange’s Metalmark Butterfly. The Port of Stockton takes leftover sediment from their annual dredging maintenance and uses it to help restore the dunes. This is one […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded a $24 million contract Sept. 17 to Ross Island Sand and Gravel Co. of Oregon for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep water ship channels. The contract allows for work to be provided over three years and up to $24 million, whichever comes first-better […]

  • 17 March 2014

    A dredging project in the Sacramento and Stockton deep water ship channels will cost between USD 10 mln and 30 mln, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District. The time window for dredging in these areas, California’s Sacramento and San Joaquin River Delta, is from August 1 through November 30, each year, […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stockton Council has welcomed news that the Government has made an allocation of more than £10 million to pay for flood defences at Port Clarence and Lustrum Beck. Stockton Council and the Environment Agency submitted the bids for Flood Defence Grant in Aid funding to enable flood defence and alleviation work to be undertaken. The […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) announced that the United States Army Corps of Engineers will fund several important projects in the Central Valley this year. $800,000 was awarded for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton project. Additionally, $4,491,720 was awarded for operations and maintenance dredging at the Port of Stockton. “The San Francisco Bay to Stockton […]

  • 1 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    In a visit to IHC Engineering Business (EB) on Tuesday 31 August 2010, local Labour MP, Alex Cunningham, (Stockton North), declared that the company which recently (31 May 2010) completed an order to build one of the world’s biggest marine pipe laying machines, represents the “future and the best of the past”. Local MP, Alex […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    More than $188 million in flood risk management work for Northern California were outlined in two separate budget releases on February 10, adding to an already robust Sacramento District workload, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District.  President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposal would fund two District projects in his plan […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will host a public meeting on Wednesday, November 13, to present an overview of the District’s Navigation Program. The meeting is part of an effort by USACE to evaluate the agency’s San Francisco Bay navigation program in order to best position the program for success over […]